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Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) Announces Rescheduled 2021 Annual Meeting

Smithfield, RI — The 2021 Annual Meeting & Trade show of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held September 21-24, 2021 at the Renaissance Hotel located in Nashville, TN. The event is a gathering of aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors, insurance industry executives, and collision repair companies. In addition to the ABPA’s organizational business meetings, the event features keynote speakers who will discuss legislative, legal and management topics, as well as breakout educational sessions. More details and online registration for the event can be found at the ABPA’s website (autobpa.com). Attendees can reserve a hotel package that includes a room rate of $252 per night.

“Our 2019 Convention held in Fort Lauderdale was yet another success with a tremendous turnout and record sponsorship,” said Ed Salamy, Executive Director of the ABPA. “With the unfortunate circumstances of our 2020 convention being cancelled due to the pandemic, the upcoming ABPA convention is already being met with eager anticipation from past attendees. Per usual, we will have an exciting lineup of events in one of the greatest entertainment locations in the US.”

Registration is now open with early bird pricing in effect! The full schedule including speakers and events is located on the ABPA event page and will be updated regularly.

About the Automotive Body Parts Association

The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) has over 150 members representing more than 400 separate collision parts distribution, bumper sales, recycling facilities and manufacturing plants. Collectively, they are responsible for distributing more than 75 percent of independently produced aftermarket collision replacement parts sold to the collision repair trade. ABPA members subscribe to a Code of Ethics that encompasses high standards of business practice on behalf of its customers and the motoring public. For more information visit www.autobpa.com.

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